Monday, January 23, 2017

Iran

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Should the Iran nuclear deal fall apart, the consequences for the Middle East region would be "unfathomable", according to a new report from the International Crisis Group.The report, coming on the eve on Donald Trump's inauguration, urges the US...
Rafsanjani’s death has created power vacuum in Iran’s political centre. Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is right to be concerned about the loss of one of the leading members of Iran's religious establishment in an election year. "With the...
A US Navy ship fired warning shots at Iranian boats on Sunday near the Strait of Hormuz, US Defense officials said Monday.Five Iranian vessels approached the USS Mahan and two other US ships that were entering the strait, according to accounts...
Iran has taken ownership of its first new Airbus SE jetliner since sanctions were lifted on the country last year, allowing it to revamp an aging airline fleet through controversial plane deals also involving Boeing Co.The European plane-maker Sunday said “technical acceptance” of...
Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died Sunday after being taken to a local hospital to be treated for a heart condition, according to media reports. Rafsanjani, 82, enjoyed wide influence in Iran as a supporter of President Hassan Rouhani and an...
It was a roller coaster year for oil prices. And little wonder.Iranian oil flooded onto world markets after sanctions were lifted, OPEC squabbled over production levels and then ended the year with a rare agreement to cut supply.The icing on the...
BEIRUT, Lebanon — Russia, Iran and Turkey met in Moscow on Tuesday to work toward a political accord to end Syria’s nearly six-year war, leaving the United States on the sidelines as the countries sought to drive the conflict in ways that serve their interests.Secretary...
In the latest spat between Tel Aviv and Tehran, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has warned the Islamic Republic that it will endanger itself if it threatens Israel. It comes after Iran’s supreme leader said that the “Zionist regime” wouldn’t...
Iran’s Rouhani says will not let Trump rip up nuclear dealIran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday he would not let US President-elect Donald Trump rip up a global nuclear deal, warning of unspecified repercussions if Washington reneges on...
Netanyahu Wants to Discuss Iran Deal With Trump as Tensions GrowIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is preparing to renew his assault on the Iran nuclear deal when he meets with Donald Trump, whose opposition to the accord overarches growing...